Future engineering work

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See details of routes affected by planned engineering works, including when they take effect, maps of the affected area, alternative timetables, advice for alternative travel and real-time updates.

Buses replace trains between Nunhead and Bromley South on Sunday 1 April

Start date
01/04/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Southeastern between London Victoria and Canterbury East / Dartford

Thameslink between London Blackfriars and Sevenoaks

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Nunhead and Shortlands closing the line.

Southeastern trains are diverted between London Victoria and Shortlands and will not call at Denmark Hill. Customers should use replacement buses between Denmark Hill and Herne Hill.

Trains between London Victoria and Dartford will not run. Customers should use trains between London Charing Cross and Slade Green (via Bexleyheath) to connect with buses to Dartford.

Journey times will be slightly extended.

Southeastern ticket holders may use London Underground between London Victoria and Embankment / London Charing Cross / Southwark / London Blackfriars / Elephant & Castle.

You may also use local buses on routes P12, 78 and 484 between Peckham Rye and Nunhead.

Thameslink trains are replaced by buses between Nunhead and Bromley South. These buses will start / terminate at Herne Hill.


Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

You can find the location of your bus replacement by typing in your station here.


Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.